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Wednesday 22 January 2014

Project Coordinator - Plan International Uganda

Job Title: Project Coordinator – PRAAC
Organisation: Plan International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Project Title: Promoting Rights and Accountabilities in African Communities (PRAAC)
Reports to: Program Support Manager

About Plan:
Founded 75 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest child centered development organizations in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan's vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people's rights and dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.

About PRAAC Project:
Plan Uganda with funding from USAID is implementing a “Promoting Rights and Accountabilities in African Communities” (PRAAC) project in three districts of Kampala, Kamuli and Lira and also policy influence work at national level. PRAAC as a project aims at ensuring improved social and economic outcomes for marginalized people (especially women, young people and people living with disabilities), as well as stronger and more inclusive communities with an enabling legal and institutional environment. PRAAC is a five year project and currently in the third year of implementation.

Administrative Assistant/Receptionist - World Wide Fund for Nature

Vacancy :  Administrative Assistant/Receptionist
Recruiter: World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Project Name: Sustainable Financing of the Rwenzori Mountains National Park (RMNP) Project Uganda
Funding Source: European Union (EU)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Finance & Administration Officer

About WWF:
WWF is one of the world's largest independent and experienced Conservation organizations operating in over 100 Countries in the world. WWF UCO implements a number of national programmes promoting environment conservation in Uganda. WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of our planet's natural environment, and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

About RMNP Project:
WWF UCO with funding from the European Union is implementing the “Sustainable Financing of the Rwenzori Mountains National Park (RMNP) Project Uganda” a project aimed at promoting sustainable conservation financing within the Rwenzori Landscape. The Project will be implemented in partnership with the mandated Government Institutions, Civil Society Organizations, the private sector and communities within the Rwenzori Landscape.

Electricity Network Design Officer - The Rural Electrification Agency

Job Title: Electricity Network Design Officer
Organisation: The Rural Electrification Agency (REA)
Duty Station: Kampala
Country Uganda.

About REA:
The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is the Secretariat of the Rural Electrification Board (REB) established by Statutory Instrument 2001 No. 75. The REB’s main function is to oversee the management of the Rural Electrification Fund (REF) and facilitate the development and implementation of rural electrification projects. In order to fulfill the above mandate, REA has established a Department for Off-Grid Renewable Energy Development whose main purpose is to identify, assess and plan the development of renewable energy resources for extending electricity services to remote communities with a view to enhancing their socioeconomic status.

Key Duties
Collaborate with the Renewable Energy Officer to update the inventory of renewable energy technologies that are appropriate for application in rural areas, with particular reference to the identified resources, their locations and the communities to be service.
Work collaboratively with the Renewable Energy Development Officer, prioritise suitable renewable energy based off-grid projects for implementation, prepare terms of reference (TORs), coordinate and supervise preparation of their feasibility studies and package them for investment by the public or the private sector or public-private partnerships (PPPs).
Prepare technical specifications and designs, bills of quantities and engineers estimates, bidding documents for off-grid rural electrification projects.
Coordinate the procurement of network consultants and contractors, and supervise implementation of their contracts.

Human Resource Officer - Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority

Vacancy: Human Resource Officer
Recruiter: Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Senior Human Resource Officer

About URBRA:
The Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority manages retirement plans for Uganda's public workforce by serving as the fiduciary stewards of the contributions and disbursements of the pension trust funds. In partnership with the state's public employers, we help ensure that they can offer their employees a comprehensive retirement plan that is responsive to their needs and is equitable to all stakeholders.

URBA’s primary mandates include;
Regulate the establishment, management and operation of retirement benefits schemes in Uganda in both private and public sector
Supervise institutions which provide retirement benefits products and services
Protect the interest of member and beneficiaries of retirement benefits schemes
Promote the development of the retirement benefits sector
Provide for licensing for custodians, trustees, administration and fund managers of retirement benefits schemes, the appointment of inspectors and interim administrators.

Senior M&E Specialist - Health - QED Group, LLC

Job Title: Senior M&E Specialist - Health
Recruiter QED Group, LLC
Project: USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to:  Chief of Party
About USAID Project:
The USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning project (Learning Contract) is the five-year organizational program support vehicle through which USAID/Uganda will pursue realizing its development objectives within the complicated and shifting Ugandan development context.  The purpose of the Learning Contract is to provide monitoring, evaluation and learning support services and build capacity of USAID/Uganda to implement USAID’s Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting methodology to strengthen the implementation of USAID/Uganda’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy and enhance USAID’s organizational effectiveness.

Job Summary: The Senior M&E Specialist-Health (Sr. M&E-Health) will ensure the provision of M&E and learning services to USAID/Uganda.  The primary responsibilities of the Sr. M&E-Health is to provide M&E, analytical and sectoral technical assistance in the area of Health.